# Quick Answer: How much yarn is needed for a triangle shawl?

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## What is the average size of a triangle shawl?

It measures 53 inches across the long edge, and row by row narrows down to a point. The pointed edges are finished with a tufts of fringe.

## How many skeins of yarn do I need for a shawl?

When it comes to shawls and ponchos, you are most likely going to need three to five skeins of yarn. Although these two types of projects are different and each requires unique details, they are similar enough in size that the amount of yarn needed for a shawl is probably similar to a poncho.

## How wide should a triangle shawl be?

Shawls are typically in 30 to 45 inches wide to 70 to 85 inches long.

## How many yards of yarn do I need for a shawl?

How much yarn do I need to make a ____?

Yarn Weight 1 Yarn Weight 6
Hat 250-325 Yards 125-150 Yards
Scarf 525-825 Yards 250-375 Yards
Socks 350-500 Yards 200-250 Yards
Shawl 550-850 Yards 350-475 Yards

## How many yards of yarn do I need for a prayer shawl?

Prayer Shawl Instructions. Amount of yarn needed: Knitted: 555 yards (slightly bulky) in the yarn of your choice.

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## How much yarn do I need for a rectangular shawl?

To make this long crochet rectangle shawl, you will use 100 grams or 3.53 ounces of light weight yarn that is 601 yards long or 550 meters. You will also need a 6.5mm crochet hook and fine baby weight yarn.

## How do I calculate how much yarn I need?

Formula: (length x width x gauge) / 6 = yards needed. Length and width are in inches and gauge is in stitches per inch. For example, if you’d like a scarf 48″ long and 8″ wide using a worsted weight yarn, (48 x 8 x 5) / 6 = 320 yards. Round up as running out of yarn is the worst!

## How much yarn do I need?

Yarn Weight Category Stitches per Inch Yards Needed for an Adult Sweater
2 Fine 6 to 7 1,200 to 2,500
3 Light 5 to 6 1,000 to 2,000
4 Medium 4 to 5 800 to 1,500
5 Bulky 3 to 4 600 to 1,200

## What are the dimensions of a crochet shawl?

For Crocheted / knitted scarfs that hang till the waist the size is approx. 64 inch long by 6.5 inch wide or 52″ long x 8.5″ wide. Skinny infinity scarf can be made with a length of 76 inch / 78 inch and 7 inches wide. The width can also be as small as 3 inch or even 2 inch in which case it will be a tube construction.

## How wide should a pocket shawl be?

How wide should a pocket shawl be? This varies depending upon the person it is made for, but a typical width is 60-65 inches. It is very easy to adjust the length of a pocket shawl by crocheting more or fewer rows.

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## How many stitches do you need for a triangular shawl?

Construction of a Bottom-Up Triangle Shawl

A triangle shawl that starts at the bottom point begins by casting on a few stitches (just three is enough, but you could certainly cast on more if you like), knitting each row, and working increases along both edges.

## How do you knit a perfect triangle?

Starting From The Base

1. Cast on enough stitches to form the base of your triangle – the more stitches you cast on, the larger the triangle will be.
2. Knit the first row.
3. Knit the first stitch, knit two stitches together (k2tog)
4. Knit until the last 3 stitches, knit two stitches together (k2tog), knit last stitch.